Southeast Region

Skilled Construction Laborer

Position Summary

A Construction Laborer position includes various manual tasks associated with construction operations.


  • Must understand and comply with all Company safety policies and procedures
  • Clean or prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards
  • Excavate by hand ditches or trenches, backfill excavations, or compact and level earth to grade specifications, using picks, shovels, pneumatic tampers, or rakes
  • Position, join, align, or seal structural components, such as concrete wall sections or pipes
  • Load, unload, or identify building materials, machinery, or tools, distributing them to the appropriate locations, according to project plans or specifications
  • Position or dismantle forms for pouring concrete, using saws, hammers, etc.
  • Complete equipment reports on rack truck, compressors
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of the procedures to use the tools and equipment safely and properly
  • Organize and maintain tool trailers in a neat and orderly fashion


  • Must have 2-5 years of Heavy/Civil Construction experience
  • Must be able to follow verbal instructions
  • Maintain good health status and flexibility to bend, push, pull, stoop and/or twist
  • Must be able to perform strenuous work in varying weather conditions

Necessary Attributes

  • Must possess the ability to adapt to different personalities and management styles
  • Team player and with strong interpersonal and verbal skills
  • Reliance on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Dedicated and hard working

The Middlesex Corporation is an “Equal Opportunity Employer—Minorities, Females, Veterans and Disabled Persons”

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